Time for a quick snooze, how often do you get the urge just to put your head down and catch 40 winks of blissful sleep? Well now designer Casper Lohner has provided a super stylish solution.
We live in a busy stressful world, the ‘SleepBox’ is his innovative furniture design that could allow, busy travelers, weary office workers, stressed students, and the like, a place to get their heads down and refresh weary bodies and spirits. Intended to be located in semi public places the revolutionary organic design of the ‘SleepBox’ is pleasingly sculptural, its smooth, flawless contours are emphasized by its pure white fabrication. Yet aesthetics are only part of the consideration in this organic furniture design. The SleepBox’s most important function is to provide a clean, comfortable and instantly available place to rest and sleep if you desire. The cocoon like structure of this innovative furniture design is invitingly hollow. It is lined with a comfortable leather mattress for you to nestle into away from the hustle and bustle of your immediate surroundings. The outer surface is very tough and durable it is made from a material called HI-MACS, so even if someone is cozily tucked away inside the ‘pod’ there is room on top for two other people to sit and relax.
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There is no doubt that our urban environments are becoming busier and more restricted in available space, the installation of this innovative furniture design at airports, department stores, and offices etc., would involve minimal disruption and offer a vital service. Imagine that dreaded announcement that your flight has been delayed. With access to a ‘Sleepbox’, the misery and indignity associated with a long wait in an airport lounge could be massively alleviated.
The beauty of this organic furniture design is that it wouldn’t look out of place in any environment. The sinuous curvilinear forms would be compatible in a ‘hi tech’ contemporary setting but would also contrast pleasingly with more traditional or even historic surroundings. So next time you are out and about and need a place to rest your tired head look out for a smooth white sculptural form. It could be that some thoughtful person or organization has been kind enough to install this innovative furniture design, the ‘SleepBox’.
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Designed by Caspar Lohner of Zurich , Fabrication: Kläusler Acrylstein AG Photos: Manuel Kretzer Material: HI-MACS®, Nordic White 12mm